MIA Updates/A new adventure for Madalina and the sewing workshop

MIA (Mama In Actiune) is a subsidiary organization of the Valentina association created to support marginalized families of Bucharest’s Ferentari neighborhood. MIA has in its aims to effectively achieve social and professional reinsertion through sewing training at the Casa Valentina for mothers of the Ferentari neighborhood. Their children are also integrated into the scholastic support program at Valentina in order […]

The mutual joy of learning with children

The mutual joy of learning with children

Already! It’s been a year that I spend half a day per week with the children of the “Casa Valentina”. Perhaps it does not seem like so much time, in fact just a few hours, yet a few hours that fill my heart with joy and help me face the rest of the week with a different spirit. Together we […]

The Christmas Market at the French School of Bucharest

Now for the second consecutive year, the Christmas market held at the French school took place last December 21st for the benefit of our association. The children of the kindergarten created some fantastic Christmas goodies which were then sold to the French school parents – this after a stunning rendition of carols performed under the winter cold. The creativity of the […]

Happy New Year from the theater of the French Institute

The Valentina Association spurred a full house on Sunday, the 14th of January 2018 while the stunning documentary “Les Pépites” directed by Xavier Lauzanne was shown. It was a great occasion for our association to wish a happy new year via the voices of the 6 childen from the Casa present at the event and collect donations from Bucharest’s francophone […]